US v. Sawyer, No. 09-1367

By FindLaw Staff on December 03, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

Defendant's bank robbery conviction and sentence are affirmed where: 1) police had reasonable articulable suspicion to detain him; 2) it was defendant who initiated the interrogation which led to his confession after being confronted with evidence linking him to the robbery; and 3) defendant's prior state conviction for attempted robbery constituted a crime of violence, for career offender purposes.

Read US v. Sawyer, No. 09-1367

Appellate Information

Submitted: September 22, 2009

Filed: December 3, 2009


Opinion by Judge Bye

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